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Loving with Your Heart

Jason Minnix begins a 3-part series on integrating the Enneagram as a tool to help us identify and discover how to live into our true selves. This first part focuses on “heart” people and we examine the life of Mary of Bethany. [Luke 10:38-42] Reflection: How are we able to receive God’s love solely based on being in his presence? […]

When Helping Loves

Gideon Tsang talks about what it would look like to help others in a healthy and loving way. [1 John 4] Reflection: What is our motivation for helping people? What does our fear tell us about our love, identity and understanding of God? How can we learn to extend the family of God further and expand the circle of inclusion? […]


Weylin Lee talks about how our spiritual formation needs to be more reflective of what it means to be a child. [1 John 3] Reflection: What are the some new questions we need to continue to ask in our journey of following Jesus? What are some rhythms that provide structure for our spiritual formation? How can we practice the difficult […]

Favorites & Faith

Gideon Tsang examines favoritism in our lives and what hinders and facilitates our ability to love the other. [James 2:1-9] Reflection: How have we been bad judges in how we view and perceive others? Who is the other in our lives that represents the diversity that is required to live out the image of God? How do we need to […]

Hermeneutic of Love

John Chandler speaks about having a framework of love in how we read Scripture and live it out in the midst of different perspectives. [Matthew 5:38-48] Reflection: What does it mean for us to love those who oppose us? What does it mean for us to understand that we have a great deal to learn from others as well as […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 04.29.12

Liturgy Mighty God, in whom we know the power of redemption, you stand among us in the shadows of our time. As we move through every sorrow and trial of this life, uphold us with knowledge of the final morning when, in the glorious presence of your risen Son, we will share in his resurrection, redeemed and restored to the […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 11.21.10

Liturgy Lord Jesus Christ, who teaches us to love our enemies, and those who defame and injure us, and to pray for them and forgive them; Who also prayed for your enemies, who crucified you: grant us, we pray, the spirit of reconciliation and meekness, that we may heartily forgive every injury and be reconciled with our enemies. Grant us […]